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The Lake Louise Pond Hockey Tournament wrap-up

Last week we had the pleasure of joining six other teams in the Lake Louise Pond Hockey charity tournament presented by the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. I’ve officially notched it as my favourite moment in 2018 so far and I want to tell you guys all about it so you can get REALLY jealous and…

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GDB 63.0: Pontus Debuts (8:30pm MST, SNW)

Pontus Aberg could become a legend in Edmonton, based solely on his name. I love the uniqueness of it. “In Greek mythology, Pontus was an ancient, pre-Olympian sea-god, one of the Greek primordial deities. Pontus was Gaia’s son and has no father; according to the Greek poet Hesiod, he was born without coupling, though according…

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Saying goodbye to Anthony Maroon

We would be remiss in our duties, obligation, commitment to being the voice of the Nation if we didn’t take a quick minute to acknowledge that a little part of our hearts died when yesterday when Pat Maroon was traded to the New Jersey Devils. Sure, we’re upset about losing Patty on the ice, but we’re…

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Pontus Aberg to wear #46 for the Edmonton Oilers

If you’re looking for a new jersey, newly acquired Edmonton Oiler, Pontus Aberg, has settled on a number with his new squad and will only be the fourth player to wear #46 in team history. As we move into the final 20 games of the season, Pontus Aberg will be one of the players that…

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Quick Hits Oilers @ Sharks: New lineup

The trade deadline is over. Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli made three trades leading up to yesterday’s 1 p.m. MST deadline. He moved Brandon Davidson on Saturday, Mark Letestu on Sunday and Patrick Maroon on Monday all in separate deals. The Oilers got a Pontus Aberg for Letestu, a 2019 third rounder for Davidson and a…

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Who is JD Dudek?

When Peter Chiarelli spoke to the media on Friday, he said that he wanted to bring in warm bodies at the deadline in return for whoever was moving out. With the Mark Letestu trade, Chiarelli certainly accomplished that goal by bringing in a prospect in Pontus Aberg that has some AHL success and NHL at-bats…

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The Trade Deadline passes, Chiarelli speaks

With the Trade Deadline come and gone, the Edmonton Oilers will now look to play out the stretch by giving their younger players more minutes and figuring out their approach as they head into the summer. Peter Chiarelli had some housecleaning to do and he took a minute to speak to the media to recap…

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Bleeding out?

When Edmonton Oilers’ GM Peter Chiarelli talked about death by 1,000 cuts in late November, he wasn’t specifically referring to the ongoing slow bleed of offensive talent – players traded to fill holes on his roster or address salary cap concerns – that has marked his watch calling the shots in Edmonton’s big chair, but…